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Did you REALLY read that book?

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Did you REALLY read that book?
Group:Write Now
Swap Coordinator:Artistic (contact)
Swap categories: Themed  Letters & Writing  Bookmarks 
Number of people in swap:7
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:February 11, 2013
Date items must be sent by:March 2, 2013
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

The Huffington Post has a fun read posted about the books people claim to have read but really haven't.

For this swap, go read 13 Books Nobodyรขโ‚ฌโ„ขs Read But Says They Have.

No, this swap isn't about reading the books. In a letter, tell two partners your experience with the 13 books. Which have you really read? What did you think? Which ones did you skim? Did you do the Cliff Notes/Sparks Notes version just to pass a test? If you started, why didn't you finish?

Include any other information that you'd like in your letter AND send your partner a bookmark for the books she/he is reading.

Here's the list:

  • The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer

  • Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

  • Ulysses by James Joyce

  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

  • The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

  • Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

  • A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

  • The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

  • Remembrance of Things Past (OR) In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust

  • Don Quixote by Cervantes

  • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

Recap:

Send a letter and a bookmark to two partners.

Snail mail. International. Group membership.

Discussion

FiWebster 01/27/2013 #

Superb idea for a swap!!

Artistic 02/13/2013 #

Partners assigned. Let's get writing about reading!

Artistic 03/ 3/2013 #

Letters are en route to my partners. Enjoy!

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